RAHMAN'S CHAMBERS, Barristers & Advocates || A leading law firm of Bangladesh
Who We Are
Rahman’s Chambers is a full service & one of the largest law firm in Bangladesh serving from six locations nationwide. It is one of the leading law firms in Bangladesh. Its different departments are consistently top ranked/ranked by Leading Legal Directories. The firm was founded by Mr. Mohammed Forrukh Rahman, Barrister-at-Law and Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh in 2006 following his nearly 100 year family tradition that dates back to 1920s. It is a well organised law firm composed of several teams and departments comprising both highly experienced senior lawyers and talented, disciplined junior lawyers and adequately experienced and skilled support staff. With 31 practice areas & 17 lawyers organised under 9 departments, 13 senior and junior support staff serving from six branches located across three Divisions in Bangladesh, it is the most nationally diversified legal service provider in Bangladesh. It has an International division composed of lawyers specialised in cross border and international works providing premium solutions to international clients. The Chambers have a compliant HR policy and policy on gender diversity in the workplace. It has a rich library with a mixture of print and online resources while most major local and international law reports are in original print format.
Main practice areas of the firm include Admiralty, Maritime and Ship Arrest, Arbitration, Mediation and ADRs, Aviation Matters, Banking, Finance & Investment, Capital Market, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, International Trade, Construction & Engineering, Foreign Investment and Business Set-Up, Fraud and White collar litigation, Global Investment & Business Visa, Intellectual Property Matters, Judicial Review of Administrative Action, Labour, Service tribunals & related matters, M & A, Corporate matters and Litigation, Marine Insurance, Power, Energy and Infrastructure projects, Procurement, Bidding & Government Contracts, Shipbuilding and Ship breaking matters, Real Estate and Property Matters, VAT, Tax and Customs Matters etc.
Rahman’s Chambers has an outstanding reputation for delivering premium solutions which are economic in commercial terms. The same is made possible by utilizing its resources i.e. experienced, specialised and highly educated senior lawyers, talented junior lawyers graduated from top law schools, excellent operational model, prestigious and valuable print and online law report and journal, strong network and geographical locations etc. The firm has been consistently ranked by world’s leading and highly reputed global directory Chambers and Partners in its Chambers Global guide for its international capability & Chambers Asia Pacific guide for its local and regional works. The Chambers is also recommended by its own clients and different persons and its achievements are also well documented. The Chambers’ strategy can be defined as being the pursuit of excellence and innovation while it takes sufficient account of the fact that this excellence can not be achieved overnight.
Over last 14 years, the Chambers has served more than 150 clients which includes multinationals, such as Ralph Lauren, Philips Lighting, Samsung Engineering, Uniqlo, group of companies e.g. Anwar Group, local businesses e.g. Unitex LP Gas Limited, foreign investments e.g Gildan, joint venture e.g. Grameen Danone Foods Limited, overseas clients e.g. Vector Aerospace, London P & I Club and numerous high net worth individuals. We have also worked with a number of international law firms involving our mutual clients such as HFW, Fleet Hamburg, King & Wood Mallesons, Akin Gump Strauss LLP, Jincheng Tongda & Neal (JT&N), Dua Associates, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Kim & Chang, Nishimura & Asahi , Allen & Gledhill LLP, MFB Solicitors, Stephenson Harwood LLP.
News & Events
Chambers and Partners, Global & Asia Pacific, 2023 Rankings of Rahman’s Chambers (a) Shipping Department (Asia Pacific)/(Global) (covering commercial works) again ranked under the Spotlight table for seven consecutive years; (b) Corporate and Finance Department (Asia Pacific)/(Global) (covering investment works) ranked for five consecutive years (c) Dispute Resolution department (Asia Pacific) ranked under band three for the second time. (d) Construction (Projects & Energy) Department (Asia Pacific) ranked under band three for the first time.
Upcoming Seminar on “Disputes involving Charterparty in Bangladesh” on the 25th of September (Monday), 2023.
Our Reported Cases
Mohammad Abdul Wahab Vs. Kashba Housing Private Limited and Ors. was reported in LEX/BDHC/0187/2022. The Chambers lawyers have successfully represented the Appellant in a challenging Civil Revision matter in the Hon’ble High Court following the impugned order from the Learned District Court…
Our Recent Works
We are pleased to announce that we have successfully resolved a long-standing maritime dispute between…
“Rahman’s Chambers provided excellent teamwork, questions were answered promptly, we received information and explanations about the local jurisdiction which is quite different than the German. We were impressed with the expertise and knowledge of Mr. Mohammed Forrukh Rahman in particular with international arbitration on maritime matters.”
“Rahman’s Chambers is a hands on firm, which has a pretty good understanding of the legal and business environment in Bangladesh, I will qualify them, as a committed and dedicated group of lawyers, which operates their Chamber with high level of integrity, and with a devoted attitude to customer service.”
“Mr. Forrukh Rahman, Barrister, is diligent and sincere in his works. He can be relied upon for carrying out works of civil / commercial nature. His association with the Ministry of power has exposed him to issues pertaining to power projects and general corporate laws.
"Specialist shipping practice covering the full scope of maritime issues including ship arrests, marine insurance, bills of lading and admiralty... shipbuilding matters, as well as ownership disputes, mortgage claims and cargo damage claims."
-Chambers and Partners GLOBAL, 2020
Mr . Shamsuddin Ahmed awarded by Bangladesh Bar Council for completion of 50 years of practice life in 2003.
-Life time achievement award
"...Additionally has a recognised practice in such areas as business formation, M&A and employment matters, alongside energy, infrastructure and real estate matters..."
-Chambers and Partners ASIA-PACIFIC, 2022
News And Events
Execution of Subscription Agreement for Preference Shares
Mr. Rahman with Nobel Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus
Grameen Danone Foods Limited, a social business company being a joint venture between Grameen entities and Danone entities of world-famous Danone group have executed a Preference Share Subscription Agreement
Seminar on Disputes involving Charterparty in Bangladesh
Rahman’s Chambers is pleased to invite you to our upcoming Seminar on the 25th of September, 2023 (Monday), from 3.30 PM to 5:00 PM, to be conducted from Rahman’s Chambers, Chattogram Branch, Conference Room, 7th Floor, Al Madina Tower, 88/89, Agrabad C/A, Chattogram-4100, Bangladesh.
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16 YEARS ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL DINNER, JANUARY 14, 2023
The Chambers held its 16 years Anniversary Annual Dinner on January 14, 2023, Saturday at 7:00 PM. At Grand Zizzi Hall (Level-2), Platinum Grand, 52, Road-11, Block-F, Banani, Dhaka-1213. Mr. Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury, Hon’ble former justice of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, was the guest of honor at the event and delivered a Speech on “Resolving Disputes through litigation” Mr. Ajmalul Hossain KC, King’s Counsel, England and Wales, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh, was the guest of honor in the event and delivered Speech on “Resolving disputes by way of Arbitration”